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*UPDATE - we have been receiving many messages regarding the status of the Digital Nomad visa.   At this time there still has been no movement from the Government to finalize the process and enable interested parties to apply.   As soon as we receive any news

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There are two main ways you can obtain Costa Rican citizenship: through marriage or residency. We have created an article and a video, they detailed the processes and requirements. For either of these options, the time frame should be no longer than 200 workdays or 10

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If you are considering to be more than a tourist in this little paradise on Earth, you should research all the options that will allow you to stay in the country and avoid the border runs (ninety days or less).   Since there are many aspects to consider,

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If you are looking for residency in Costa Rica, and want to invest in the country, or you have a monthly income, there are two options to apply. The Investment category and the Rentista category are both temporary residencies. Both categories are very similar, however,

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“Everyone has the right to a nationality and no one shall be arbitrarily deprived of their nationality nor denied the right to change their nationality.” (ONU. (1948). Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Article 15 ). But, what is nationality? According to Koopmans, Michalowski and Waibel in

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So, there was a person who  was convicted of murder more than 15 years ago and was granted residency in Costa Rica, but another person was arrested and discharged for a DUI and got his residency denied. How is this possible? A Matter of Legality Any legal system

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As you may know, on July 5th, Costa Rica's President Alvarado signed the law to attract foreign investors, rentistas and retired people to the country. Currently, everyone is wondering how this is going to be implemented and what should be done to take advantage of the

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Law 9996, which introduces changes and incentives for those applying for Pensionados, Rentistas, and Investors has now been signed by President Alvarado! Law 9996 and its subsequent ruling will determine how these Residency categories are requested and the perks of securing them. What does Law 9996

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Digital Nomadas! The new law is coming! The bill that creates a new Immigration category of Estancia (short-term visa) for digital nomads was approved in the second debate by Congress today. We now need to wait for the bill to be signed by the President, and,

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There are two main ways foreigners can become Costa Rican citizens: through marriage and residency. Please keep in mind that both ways to obtain citizenship will not count any time you live temporarily outside Costa Rica for your application. For example, if you plan on requesting

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